Saïd Amin
@said

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Seattle, WA
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Apr 9, 2015

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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
I love Robert Reich. A super interesting thinker, logical (rooted in data) and really seems to care.

As for the narrow, hyperbolic view that the 'Democratic party is just a big fundraising machine”, only fair to say the same about Republicans. It's the system. And it needs work. More folks are fina ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Anne-jaan, thank you for sharing this interesting talk/presentation! I'm half-way through it and will be watching the other half later this afternoon. Super informative!
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to ChamoshChamoshvnd (@ChamoshChamoshvnd) on Pinned comment
A false start, to be sure. It’s not written in her job description but as minority leader it’s her duty to protect the rank and file. Her initial response was just that. Anyway, the pressure was clearly too much for her not to flip. Regardless of the reason(s), glad she did.

Sadly, we Americans hav ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
I know that DC does not have statehood (yet) but it would of been nice to include it on the map.

Interesting that Alaska's corresponding country is Iran, which also happens to be the state that's closest in size (Iran is only 4% smaller).
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Bob Ferguson is a bad a**. He's the Washington State Attorney General who shut down Trump's original muslim ban. Ferguson talks about that experience here:

iranian.com/2017/06/17/attorney-general-bob-ferguson-headlines-iranian-american-event-in-seattle/
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
A thought provoking piece. Chalk up a good bit of outrage to absolutism/black and white thinking. Such thinking can limit your options (right vs wrong, good vs bad, winning vs losing); compel you to draw rigid lines in the sand (lines that are not easily moved even when new data points emerge); and ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
What a great mental exercise.
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